Delete vmware logs?

From the folder of VM's?
I have 7 log files for one vm.  attached
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CHI-LTDAsked:
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
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reynoldsradissonCommented:
Try put these and have a look...

o minimize space used during consolidation:

Shut down the VM. This way the swap file (size of the configured-reserved RAM) is deleted, and you don't need to worry about the temporary snapshot file that is created when deleting snapshots will eat away at your free space while you are deleting snapshots.

Delete from the OLDEST snapshot first. E.G. the one closest to the base. Once that snapshot has been committed, you will increase your disk space. If you start with the newest snapshot, the one furthest from the base, you roll the deleted snapshot changes into the previous snapshot, and it will get larger as you move toward the base. If you are running ESXi 4.0 update 2 or later, it will do this in order for you. If you are running ESXi prior to 4.0 update 2, it will do the opposite PLUS maintain all of the snapshots until it finishes PLUS maintain the temporary snapshot to record activity while the snapshots are being removed. Thus, if you are running a version prior to 4.0 Update 2, it is CRITICAL that you manually delete the oldest first, and work your way to the newest one at a time.

Personally, when I am in that situation, I use this procedure no matter which version of ESXi I'm working on:

Shut down the VM.
Delete the snapshots one at a time beginning with the oldest snapshot, the one closest to the base, and progressing toward the latest, the one furthest from the base.
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CHI-LTDAuthor Commented:
have you got the correct question?  my Q is regards logs only..
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Avinash21Commented:
Hello,

VMware.log  is mostly used for troubleshooting from at VM level.( failures in network, snapshot, clone , disk and controllers )

The newest log being vmware.log and following order is descending meaning vmware.log ( Latest), vmware10.log, vmware9.log ..... vmware5.log (last) .. They will roll over in the Time.


In a Nutshell :  you could go ahead and delete them it wont be a problem, but the size is Just in KB's and it wont take much space on the data store.

I would personally advise not to delete them. since they get rolled over automatically after a time.
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